Showcase #45
(July-August 1963)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1963-05-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Robert Kanigher
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Only Sgt. Rock tryout.

On-sale date from Blackhawk #186 and copyright registration.


Sergeants Aren't Born--! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance...

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Sergeants Aren't Born--! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 23.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

From the strip in Our Army at War. Origin retold. Story in four parts: unnumbered part one (5.67 pp.), Part Two (5.67 pp.), Part Three (5.67 pp.), Part 4 (6.67 pp.).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the bottom of page 6 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Regimental Shields / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The five Mohawk arrowheads...
Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

At the bottom of page 12 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 12 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 12 of the main story sequence.

A Tree Grows on Second Street (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 13 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

At the bottom of page 18 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Sgt. Rock]
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Roy Winters, Conrad Weitz, Jimmy Westlake, Bruce D. Wheeler, Don Sunderling, Peter Steiner.

On the page between page 18 and page 19 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Sea Devils / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Cover repro significantly different from actual printed version.

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 13)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sergeants Aren't Born--!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  3. 2. Sergeants Aren't Born--!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman
  6. 5. ["The five Mohawk arrowheads..."]
    Regimental Shields
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  10. 9. A Tree Grows on Second Street
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Sea Devils
  14. 13. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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